|A Conversation with Bill Gates - Princeton University|
Microsoft Corp. Chairman and Chief Software Architect William (Bill) H. Gates will visit Princeton University on Friday, Oct. 14, to engage students in a discussion about the evolving role of computer technology in today's world. He also will receive the Crystal Tiger award from students for his global leadership. Oct 14, 2005 at Princeton University Length: 1:15:22
Keywords: Bill Gates; technology
|Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy, Session 2: The United States, Europe, and Asia - Princeton University|
Session two of a four-part symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Dana Allin, Senior Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies. - Phillip C. Saunders, Senior Research Fellow, National Defense University. Presider: Philip Gordon, Senior Fellow for U.S. foreign Policy, the Brookings Institution.
Keywords: Iraq; Dana Allin; Phillip Saunders; foreign policy; defense policy
|A Conversation with Studs Terkel - University of Chicago|
At age 92, author and journalist Studs Terkel talks about his latest book, "They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey," a collection of his radio interviews with musicians like Bob Dylan and the bluesman Big Bill Broonzy. University of Chicago Length: 57:59
Keywords: Studs Terkel
|United Nations Reform, Kofi Annan - Columbia University|
Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General, speaks to a Columbia University conference on UN reform Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs (Oct 17, 2005) Length: 39 mins
Keywords: Kofi Annan
|Cornel West: Why Democracy Demands Quality, Diversity and Leadership in Universities - Princeton University|
Cornel West, Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University (Recorded Mar 23, 2005 at Rutgers) Length 55:30
Keywords: Cornel West
|The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap - Dickinson College|
Scholar and author Stephanie Coontz explores the myths of traditional marriage. Coontz is a faculty member at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and the director of research and public education for the Council on Contemporary Families. She has published extensively on the topic of marriage and family life and is the author of several highly praised books, such as The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap and Marriage, A History: From Obedience to Intimacy, or How L...
Keywords: Stephanie Coontz; marriage
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|Misunderestimating Terrorism: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism - Princeton University|
Alan Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Princeton University, discusses "Misunderestimating Terrorism: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism". Krueger presents his research on the factors that lead some people to participate in terrorism. He also describes his efforts to derive more accurate measures of terrorism. December 2, 2004 - Princeton University Length: 28:24 minutes
Keywords: Alan Krueger; terrorism
|Beyond Al-Qaeda: Terrorism in the Arab Civil War - Princeton University|
This panel examines the local dimensions of conflict in the Middle East, including tensions between Syria and Lebanon, and the sectarian divisions within Iraq. Moderator: Michael Doran, Asst. Prof. of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University Panelists: - Col. Thomas F. Lynch III, CENTCOM - Michael Young, Daily Star (Lebanon) - Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Keywords: terrorism; Michael Doran; Thomas F. Lynch; Michael Young; Michael Rubin; Al-Qaeda
|American Ideals and National Memory - Princeton University|
Bruce Cole, Chair National Endowment for the Humanities An America's Founding and Future Lecture October 6, 2005 . Princeton University, James Madison Program
Keywords: Bruce Cole
|An Historical Overview: How the Best and Brightest Have Been Attracted to Government Service? - Princeton University|
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, February 24th, 2006 . Moderator: Brandice Canes-Wrone, Associate Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University . Theodore Sorensen - The Kennedy Magic . Robert Caro '57 - LBJ: Personality or the Agenda of the Times? . Michael Barone - The Reagan Years . David Halberstam - The Best and the Brightest Then and Now Total Running Time: 1:20:55
Keywords: government service; Brandice Canes-Wrone; Theodore Sorensen; Robert Caro; Michael Barone; David Halberstam
|Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy, Session 1: The United States and the Middle East|
Session one of a four-part symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Toby Dodge, Consulting Senior Fellow for the Middle East, International Institute for Strategic Studies. - Steven Simon, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations. - Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development, University of Maryland...
Keywords: Iraq; Toby Dodge; Steven Simon; Shibley Telhami; Steven Simon; foreign policy; defense policy
|Ben Bernanke at Princeton University - Princeton University|
Newly-appointed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke makes his first public policy address at a conference on government service at Princeton University. (Full text of speech available at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/speeches/2006/200602242/default.htm
Keywords: Ben Bernanke
|A Soldier's Reflections on Iraq - Princeton University|
Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, a three-star general who recently completed two tours of Iraq, discusses the importance of international partnerships in the global war on terror. A keynote speech at the 75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Oct 1, 2005 Length: 1:14:29
Keywords: David Petraeus; Iraq; war
|Is Democracy a Universal Value? - Princeton University|
Speaker: Ian Buruma, Author, Journalist, and the Henry Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College (Nov. 15, 2005 at Princeton University) Length: 1:19:57
Keywords: Ian Buruma; democracy
|Religion and Nation: Competitors or Reinforces? - Middlebury College|
Walker Connor, Scholar-in-Residence in Political Science at Middlebury College March 1, 2006 Middlebury College Length: 1:12:11
Keywords: Walker Connor; religion
|Anatomy of Terror: Understanding Religious Violence|
"Anatomy of Terror: Understanding Religious Violence" Jessica Stern - lecturer in public policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Stern disputes the theses that terrorism has little impact and that government policies should simply be aimed at reducing fear. Mentioning a psychometric model that identifies 18 variables associated with disproportionate dread, Stern emphasizes that there is a clear difference in the ways that individuals and governments should respond to cer...
|75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs - Princeton University|
Keynote speaker: Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff Event: 75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Oct 1, 2005 Length: 45:03
Keywords: Michael Chertoff
|Measuring Success in Combating Terrorism - Princeton University|
How can you tell if you.re winning a war on terrorism? This panel is part of "Rethinking the War on Terror", the theme of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs. (website: http://www.wws.princeton.edu/pcpia/) Moderator: Alan Krueger, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University Panelists: - Larry Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of BERG Associates, LLC - Raphael Perl, Senior Analyst for terrosim policy, Congressional Research Service - Peter Probst, former...
Keywords: Alan Krueger; Larry Johnson; Raphael Perl; Peter Probst; terrorism
|American Media: Still the Fourth Estate? - Princeton University|
Bill Keller, Executive Editor, New York Times Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University, Nov 14, 2005 Length: 1:29:46
Keywords: Bill Keller; media
|Patents and Creativity - Princeton University|
Panel discussion moderated by Rochelle Dreyfuss of New York University. Panelists: Mario Biagioli, Harvard University Stephen Burley, SGX Pharmaceuticals Wesley Cohen, Duke University Susan Mann, Microsoft Katherine Strandburg, DePaul University College of Law Princeton University. Microsoft Intellectual Property Conference May 19, 2006
Keywords: patents; IP law; Intellectual property; Mario Biagioli; Stephen Burley; Wesley Cohen; Susan Mann; Katherine Strandburg
|Teaching 9-11: The Role of Media, Museums, and Schools in the Construction of National Memory - Dickinson College|
Teaching 9-11: The Role of Media, Museums, and Schools in the Construction of National Memory.. How the nation's memory of 9-11 is being created through cultural institutions. Panelists: James Fallows, Atlantic Monthly Ron Simon, Museum of Television and Radio Fiona Spruill, NYTimes.com Marvin Kalb, Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University.s Kennedy School of Government...
Keywords: James Fallows; Ron Simon; Fiona Spruill; Marvin Kalb; 9-11; terrorism; museums; media
|The Outlook for the Global Economy and the Challenges That Must Be Met - Princeton University|
Speaker: Robert Rubin, former Secretary of the Treasury Princeton University (Oct 19, 2005) Length: 58:39
Keywords: Robert Rubin
|Rip, Mix, Burn, Sue: Technology, Politics, and the Fight to Control Digital Media - Princeton University|
Ed Felten, an expert in computer security, talks about how personal computers and the Internet have affected the use of media such as music and movies, and about the legal, political and policy struggles that have resulted. Website: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~felten/rip/ Oct 12, 2004 Princeton University Length: 1:16:58
Keywords: Ed Felten
|Turki Al-Faisal: A Policy Address|
Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States speaks on Dec 7, 2006 at Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Keywords: Turki Al-Faisal
|Joseph Bottum: Death and Politics - Princeton University|
Joseph Bottum, Editor First Things An America.s Founding and Future Lecture November 9, 2005 . Princeton University, James Madison Program
Keywords: Joseph Bottum
|A Conversation on Stem Cell Research|
"A Conversation on Stem Cell Research" Robert Klein, Chair of the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. February 8, 2006 University of California at Berkley, Goldman School of Public Policy.
|Beyond Broadcast: Reinventing public media in a participatory culture: High Order Bit: The War Tapes - Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet and Society|
A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 11:30 - 11:40 - High Order Bit: The War Tapes The War Tapes is a documentary shot by US soldiers from the front lines of Iraq, Director Deborah Scranton had the necessary funding and approval to work as an embedded journalist in the second Iraq war; instead, she went forward with her unique vision.directing a documentary film from the Internet...
Keywords: Deborah Scranton; media
|Making Poverty History: Slogan or Reality? - Middlebury College|
Charles MacCormack, President, COO, and a member of the Board of directors of the Save the Children Federation April 7, 2006 Middlebury College Length: 1:01:51
Keywords: Charles MacCormack; poverty
|How Democratic Could the Arab or Muslim World Be? - Middlebury College|
Saad Ibrahim, Professor of Political Sociology at the American University in Cairo A Charles P. Scott Symposium Lecture April 20, 2006 Middlebury College
Keywords: Saad Ibrahim
|Neo-Conservatives vs. Liberals: The Fight over Woodrow Wilson's Foreign Policy - Princeton University|
Moderator: G. John Ikenberry, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Department of Politics, Princeton University and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; Co-faculty Director of the Princeton Project on National Security Panelists: Thomas Knock '82, Professor of History, Southern Methodist University Anne-Marie Slaughter '80, Dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; Co-Faculty Director of the Princeton Project on Natio...
Keywords: G. John Ikenberry; Thomas Knock; Anne-Marie Slaughter; Tony Smith; foreign policy; Woodrow Wilson
|Weapons of Mass Destruction, Terrorism and Security - Princeton University|
Hans Blix, Former U.N. Weapons Inspector; Chairman of the International Commission on Weapons of Mass Destruction. March 8, 2005 - Princeton University Length: 28:24 minutes
Keywords: Hans Blix; Iraq; WMD; weapons of mass destruction
|Environmental Summit, Keynote: Jared Diamond - Duke University|
Keynote: Jared Diamond Professor of Geography, UCLA and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University Sep 20-21, 2005
Keywords: enviroment; Jared Diamond
|Organizing the Public Interest - Princeton University|
Panel discussion moderated by Paul Starr of Princeton University. Panelists: Yochai Benkler, Yale Law School David Einhorn, The Jackson Laboratory Margaret Hedstrom, University of Michigan Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School Gigi Sohn, Public Knowledge Princeton University . Microsoft Intellectual Property Conference May 19, 2006
Keywords: Paul Starr; Yochai Benkler; Margaret Hedstrom; Lawrence Lessig; Gigi Sohn
|Presidential War Powers from Lincoln to Bush - Dickinson College|
Panelists: John Yoo is former deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsil of the U.S. Dept of Justice and professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley Louis Fisher is Senior Specialist in Separation of Powers for the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress Michael Vorenberg is author of Final Freedom and professor of history at Brown University (Nov 3, 2005 at Dickinson College) Length: 1:30:18
Keywords: John Yoo; Louis Fisher; Michael Vorenberg; American president; presidential power
|Kofi Annan: Parting Policy Address - Princeton University|
Kofi Annan, outgoing United Nations Secretary-General, speaks on November 28, 2006 at Princeton University.
Keywords: Kofi Annan; United Nations
|Rethinking the War on Terror|
This is a compilation of highlights of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs, which brought together diverse experts and practitioners to examine the concept of the war on terror. Discussions center on conceptual frameworks and concrete policy recommendations to move beyond the rhetoric and ideology that often shapes responses to terrorism.
|Rehabilitating Eugenics - Princeton University|
Rehabilitating Eugenics Christine Rosen Ethics & Public Policy Center Must eugenics be a dirty word? As long as the state is not coercing people to accept eugenics, is there any harm in pursuing it? What similarities and differences can we identify in the enthusiasm for eugenics, past and present? And, finally, what is driving the contemporary effort to rehabilitate eugenics? In her lecture, Dr. Rosen will address many of the questions that contemporary bioethicists are asking with increasing fr...
|Innovative Ways for Financing Global Public Goods - Princeton University|
Joseph Stiglitz, a winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, presents the keynote address for the second annual Secretary-General's Global Colloquium of University Presidents. Stiglitz, a University Professor at Columbia University leads a discussion on "Innovative Sources of Funding for Public Goods." (Feb 14, 2006 at Princeton University) Length: 1:28:17
Keywords: Joseph Stiglitz
|Keynote speaker: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice - Princeton University|
Event: 75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Oct 1, 2005
Keywords: Condoleezza Rice
|Historical Precedents for Middle East Democracy - Tufts University|
SPEAKER: Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, and Director,Middle East Institute, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University January 26-27, 2006, at Tufts University Democratizing the Middle East? A conference sponsored by: The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University Length: 49:52
Keywords: Rashid Khalidi; democracy; Middle East
|U.S. Public Diplomacy Toward the Arab/Muslim World: Winning - or Losing - Hearts and Minds? - Princeton University|
The first panel of the Princeton 2005 Colloquium, "Rethinking the War on Terror" looks at the challenges of U.S. diplomatic efforts in the wake of the war in Iraq. Moderator: Amb. Edmund Hull, WWS Diplomat-in-Residence Panelists: - Hady Amr, Managing Partner, Amr Grouop - Nadia Bilbasey, Washington correspondent, Al-Arabiya TV - Amb. Theodore Kattouf, CEO, AMIDEAST Princeton Apr 8, 2005 Length: 1:21:34 For more information see 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs
Keywords: terrorism; Edmund Hull; Hady Amr; Nadia Bilbasey; Theodore Kattouf
|Environmental Summit, Panel 1: Energy - Duke University|
Panel I: Energy Lincoln Pratson - moderator - Associate Professor of Sedimentary Geology, Nicholas School Jason Grumet - Executive Director of the National Commission on Energy Policy Simon B. Rich, Jr. - Chairman of the Board of Visitors, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, former CEO of Louis Dreyfus Holding Co. and former Chairman and CEO of Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Joseph Stanislaw - Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Energy Research Associates Nich...
Keywords: energy; Lincoln Pratson; Jason Grumet; Simon Rich
|Environmental Summit, Panel V: Climate - Duke University|
Panel V: Climate William H. Schlesinger, moderator - Dean of the Nicholas School and James B. Duke Professor of Biogeochemistry Thomas J. Crowley - Nicholas Professor of Earth Systems Science, Nicholas School Martin Hoffert - Professor Emeritus of Physics, New York University Fred Krupp - President of Environmental Defense Jonathan Wiener - Perkins Professor of Law and Professor of Environmental Policy, Duke University Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University Sep 20...
Keywords: climate; environment; William Schlesinger; Thomas Crowley; Martin Hoffert; Fred Krupp; Jonathan Wiener
|From Summers to Sistani: Women's Rights under Attack in the 21st Century - Princeton University|
Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women The Global Fund for Women is an international network that supports the social, political and civic equality and human rights of women by making grants to women's groups throughout the world. A speech at Princeton University, Feb 22, 2005
Keywords: Kavita Ramdas
|Highlights of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium: Rethinking the War on Terror - Princeton University|
A two-day colloquium examines the concept of a "war on terror," as well as the specific strategies employed to wage it. Bringing together a diverse selection of experts and practitioners, the Colloquium addresses the conceptual frameworks and concrete policy recommendations needed to move beyond the rhetoric and ideology that often shape responses to terrorism. Includes excerpts from: - Keynote speeches by: Gen (Ret) Anthony Zinni; Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi; Israeli National Security Advi...
Keywords: war on terror; terrorism; Anthony Zinni; Hanan Ashrawi; Giora Eiland
|How Donald Rumsfeld Misread Saddam Hussein's Strategy and Created the Iraqi Insurgency - University of Texas at Austin|
Michael Gordon, Chief Military Correspondent, The New York Times April 4, 2006 60 minutes Michael Gordon draws from his recently published book, Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq, to discuss the strategic and political miscalculations by both Saddam Hussein and the United States before the launching of the war in Iraq. On the Iraq side, Gordon states that Hussein was more concerned about internal threats within the country and possible risks related to Iran than a...
Keywords: Michael Gordon; Iraq
|The Underground Railroad of Self-Determination: Beyond Victimization - Princeton University|
A black History Month Event. Robert L. Woodson, Sr., Founder and President, National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise. Moderated by Carol M. Swain, Vanderbilt University; James Madison Program Visiting Fellow 2004-2005. February 9, 2005 . Princeton University, James Madison Program.
Keywords: Robert L. Woodson; Carol M. Swain; Black History
|Criminal Libel in Asia and International Legal Standards - University of Hong Kong|
U.S. media lawyer Robert D. Balin discusses recent criminal libel cases in Asia and evolving international legal standards in libel defence. Mr. Balin will discuss in particular Shin Corp v. Klangnarong, which was brought against a Thai activist who had criticized Thailand's Prime Minister and the telecommunications company owned by his family. In a decision that has been hailed as a victory for free expression, a Bangkok court recently dismissed criminal libel charges against the activist...
Keywords: Robert Balin
|The War in Iraq: Bush's Democracy and the Real Thing - Princeton University|
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh Nov 30, 2005 at Princeton University Length: 1:35:35
Keywords: Seymour Hersh; Iraq; Democracy
|Iran's Nuclear Program and U.S.-Iranian Relations - Middlebury College|
Mansour Farhang, Bennington College. Iraninan-born author and former diplomat. He served as revolutionary Iran's first ambassador to the United Nations, and also worked as a mediator in the early months of the Iran-Iraq war. (April 18, 2006 - Middlebury College) Length: 82 minutes
Keywords: Mansour Farhang; Iran; nuclear power; nuclear weapons